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Nature of Material: Hemimorphite (hem-ih-MORE-fite) is a mineral species; orthorhombic crystal system; chemical composition ZN4SI2O7(OH)2.H2O

Appearance: Transparent to translucent. Usually colorless but may be green, blue, or brown sometimes banded

Phenomena: none
Variety and Trade Names
Typical Size Range: usually 1 to 20 ct
Typical Cutting Styles: faceted; Cabochon
Optic Character: DR, biaxial positive; AGG
Refractive Index: 1.614 - 1.636 (±.006)
Birefringence: .022 to
Dispersion: .013
Specific Gravity: 3.45 (±.05)
Polish Luster: vitreous Fracture: uneven to sub conchoidal
Luster: vitreous
Cleavage: perfect in two directions
Hardness: 4½ to 5
Toughness: poor

Availability: scarce
Public Recognition: unfamiliar
Major Sources: Mexico U.S
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One of the main compounds of the Hemimorphite stone is zinc. This is what gives it the blue, green, bluish-green colors. It also is often combined with the calamine stone as well. Hemimorphite is wonderful for drawing out negative vibrations from a person. It is best to place it at the feet or worn inside the sock for this. It removes Negativity as it draws from the body. It allows the negativity to go back into the ground. A good stone for helping one to bond with the spiritual. It offers much uplifting. Also helps open the heart chakra for giving and receiving.
Astrological: Venus


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